From Tockholes

Link 17: From Tockholes 0.75 miles 1.2 km

Starting point; Tockholes United Reformed Church

Key: L= left R= right FP=footpath WPW= West Pennine Way


  • Follow road in front of Church passing Church Car Park on R
  • Turn L up Chapels Lane
  • Just after high stone wall on R (old graveyard wall) when Chapels Lane takes sharp bend L, take way straight on passing the Old Parish Pinfold on the L
  • Follow this narrow bridleway up to side of cottages turn R
  • Just before 17th Century Higher Hill Farm take FP L
  • After kissing gate bear R and follow FP downhill to wood
  • Through metal kissing gate follow FP to main FP
  • Turn L for short distance then first R down towards reservoir
  • Go straight on keeping reservoir on your R eventually joining wider path
  • Turn R still with reservoir on R
  • Take 2nd FP left through gap in fence
  • Follow this wide track up steep hill
  • After flight of steps turn L up more steps to road
  • Cross road, turn R to bus terminus near Roddlesworth Café and Information Centre to join WPW


  • Next WPW basic route instruction is ‘ Turn left out of car park and left again onto Bridleway to the right of Hollingshead terrace’.